स्वे स्वे कर्मण्यभिरतः संसिद्धिं लभते नरः । स्वकर्मनिरतः सिद्धिं यथा विन्दति तच्छृणु ॥४५॥
sve sve karmaṇy abhirataḥ saḿsiddhiḿ labhate naraḥ sva-karma-nirataḥ siddhiḿ yathā vindati tac chṛṇu
sve sve — each his own; karmaṇi — work; abhirataḥ — following; saṁsiddhim — perfection; labhate — achieves; naraḥ — a man; sva-karma — in his own duty; nirataḥ — engaged; siddhim — perfection; yathā — as; vindati — attains; tat — that; śṛṇu — listen.
By fulfilling their duties, born of their innate qualities, human beings can attain perfection. Now hear from me how one can become perfect by discharging one’s prescribed duties.